This presentation reviews what climate change is in regards to technical metrics, how carbon emissions plays a role those metrics, and what goals are being set to help reduce carbon emissions. Participants will learn about the details and benefits of the Infinite Facade lightweight precast system and how it differs from traditional precast spandrel cladding. This presentation will provide data on the energy use benefits of Infinite Façade compared to other traditional exterior cladding systems. Additionally, there will be a review of the Life Cycle Assessment done on Infinite Facade and how it compares to other more traditional materials and their impact the environment.
Approved for 1 CEUs.
Guests: Ed Muehlberg, Architect from Wells Concrete and Doug Bevier, Facades Product Manager at Clark Pacific
• Understanding Climate Change
o Carbon Emissions | Embodied | Operational
o 2030 Challenge and other reduction goals
• Infinite Façade
o Overview of light weight precast cladding system
• Energy Analysis and Study
o Compare Infinite Façade with ASHRAE standards and other systems
• Life Cycle Assessment
o Compare Infinite Façade with other systems
o Durability and Resiliency